ANU Pasifika Australia is hosting the Canberra Pasifika Film Festival. The festival takes place at the ANU Hedley Bull Centre from Friday 19 - Saturday 20 February. The festival opens on Friday night at 6:30pm and features the Papua New Guinean film 'Tep Tok' that follows the journey of filmmaker and tatu artist, Julia Mageau Gray from Mekeo as she learns more about tatu and women's empowerment in Central Province. The Saturday afternoon session is a free family event featuring the film 'Jilel' from the Marshall Islands. This session begins with a live tatu exhibition with Julia Mageau Gray from 12pm who will be a marking a young women of Papuan heritage. The festival closes with the musical film 'Groove City'.
Tickets to the opening and closing sessions are $20 each and $30 for both sessions. To purchase tickets please visit: Pasifika Film Fest
Food and drinks will be available at both these sessions and ANU Pasifika Australia will be having a sausage sizzle during the Saturday family session. To purchase tickets please visit Pasifika Film Fest
This event is made possible by the generous support of the ANU Pacific Institute, the Micronesian and Australian Friends Association and the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia program.